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JNB Airport Information:
|IATA / ICAO Codes:||JNB / FAOR|
|Location:||Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa|
|GPS Coordinates:||26°8'21"S by 28°14'45"E|
|Area Served:||Johannesburg, South Africa
Pretoria, South Africa
|Operator/Owner:||Airports Company South Africa|
|Elevation:||5,558 feet (1,694 meters)|
|# of Runways:||2|
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Facts about O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB):
- The furthest airport from O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) is Hana Airport (HNM), which is located 11,979 miles (19,279 kilometers) away in Hana, Hawaii, United States.
- The closest airport to O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) is Rand Airport (QRA), which is located only 9 miles (15 kilometers) SW of JNB.
- O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) has 2 runways.
- Airports Company South Africa reported that major new developments took place at the airport, in preparation for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
- On 10 January 2013 the airport's ICAO code was changed from FAJS to FAOR.
- South African Airways is headquartered in Airways Park on the grounds of O.
- In November 2009 Air France announced the scheduled flights of their Airbus A380 into Johannesburg's O.R.
- O. R. Tambo International Airport handled 18,794,897 passengers last year.
- It was used as a test airport for the Concorde during the 1970s, to determine how the aircraft would perform while taking off and landing at high altitude.
- In addition to being known as "O. R. Tambo International Airport", another name for JNB is "Johannesburg International Airport".
- Because of O. R. Tambo International Airport's high elevation of 5,558 feet, planes must typically fly at a faster airspeed in order to takeoff or land at JNB. Combined with a high temperature, this could make JNB a "Hot & High" airport, where the air density is lower than it would otherwise be at sea level.